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My 360 shindalwa chainsaw...

My 360 shindalwa chainsaw will start but when I try to pull the gas trigger it dies out. I checked carb its clean, filter clean , oil good , gas good or possible i grabbed non mix gas.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

I have a shindalwa 377 I have a choke , on and off switch and this screw with indicators L/H but no shut-off valve that I know about gas is clean

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

If non-mix gas is possible would it do this , stop after it starts?

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Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

what you are describing is the jets in the carb are plugged

I suggest to rebuild or replace the carb

I hope this helps you

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